Posted on December 28, 2007
Summary: If you would like to learn about an Internet ad network distributing ads that only result in a charge when the consumer actually clicks on them and completes a transaction, this interview is for you. (Part 1 of 2).
Our guest today is Doug Walker who is the Executive Vice President of Hydra Network. His company distributes targeted cost-per-acquisition campaigns on behalf of advertisers through an online network of quality website, search, incentive, lead generation, subscriber email, and co-registration affiliates. Read more…
Posted on December 18, 2007
Summary: If you would like to learn how to find software programmers to take on a custom projects, this interview is for you.
Our guest today is Ian Ippolito who is the CEO of Exhedra Solutions, (d/b/a Rent-a-Coder.com). His company provides an online marketplace where software programmers can sell their services like guild workers to buyers who need custom programming. Read more…
Posted on December 15, 2007
If you would like to get some insight into what media and Internet usage is like within the student body of a major university, this interview is for you.
Our guest today is Matt Ragas who is a PhD candidate in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida with a student body numbering 51,000. After his Bachelor’s, Matt spent eight years in the business world where he was a successful Internet entrepreneur having authored two books and participating as a co-founder in Raging Bull.com and Indie Research. He fascinates us with tales of how much the Internet and Digital Media has changed the campus experience since his undergraduate years. Read more…
Posted on December 13, 2007
While the ever improving cost/performance ratio for semiconductors has been the engine driving electronics technology for the past half-century, we are now approaching a Power Wall that threatens further gains. This interview is about how integrated optics can extend the longevity of a trend most of us have taken for granted.
Our guest today is Dr. Keren Bergman who is the Director of the Lightwave Research Lab at Columbia University. She received her PhD in Electrical Engineering at MIT in 1994 and earlier taught at Princeton University. In addition to her work at Columbia, Keren is a technical adviser to the National Security Agency.
Posted on December 11, 2007
If you would like to hear Rob Greenlee who is the Zune Podcast Programming Lead at Microsoft, this interview is for you. Click here to listen right now.
Our guest today is Rob Greenlee who is the Zune Podcast Programming Lead at Microsoft. Zune is the Microsoft unit that competes with the iPod. Prior to joining Microsoft, Rob was a pioneer in podcasting and webcasting. He started offering MP3 downloads of his radio program, then named Web Talk Guys, eight years ago.
Posted on December 8, 2007
The For Dummies books are becoming obsolete. Admittedly, titles like Classical Music for Idiots or Greek Mythology for Dummies won’t be affected. However, for titles relating to computers and the Internet a conventional book simply won’t do. Instead a multimedia publication, with embedded instructional videos, is likely to become the future standard. Read more…
Posted on December 4, 2007
If you would like to hear a Co-Founder of Kleiner – Perkins discuss his new autobiography Valley Boy, this interview is for you.
Our guest today is Tom Perkins who is a Co-Founder of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers. KPCB is perhaps the best known venture capital investor having backed such companies as Amazon.com, AOL (Time-Warner), Compaq (now owned by H-P) Electronic Arts, Flextronics, Genentech, Google, Intuit, LSI Logic, Macromedia (now owned by Adobe), Sun Microsystems, and Tandem (now owned by H-P). As a leading pioneer, the firm may have been the major influence in shaping the Venture Capital industry during the past 35 years.
Posted on December 1, 2007
If you would like to learn about the importance of Verizon’s announcement that it will be permitting its wireless network to become an open platform, this interview is for you.
Our guest today is Alan Reiter who has been a wireless industry consultant for nearly 30 years. He was with the leading Radio Common Carrier trade association before the first cellular licenses were awarded. Now he runs the Wireless Internet & Mobile Computing consultancy. Read more…